About this course

What are the sub-skills involved when primary school students engage with reading activities?

Do you know how to deconstruct the process of reading a text, while supporting fluency and vocabulary development? How could you help your students advance their reading skills beyond the classroom?

Find out the answers to these and much more in our new 10-hour comprehensive module.

Level: Specialist Module - Primary Award

In this module, you will cover the following topics:

  •  Understanding the Reading Process
  • The Four Key Instructional Approaches to Reading
  • Developing Fluency and Comprehension Strategies
  • Fiction and Non-fiction: Text Structures
  • Reading Assessment and Evaluation

 By the end of this module you will have:

  • understood the developmental stages that lead to reading proficiency
  • examined the skills that demonstrate “reading readiness” and learned how to increase reading motivation
  • explored the key approaches to reading instruction: Interactive Read-Aloud, Shared Reading, Guided Reading, Independent (Extensive) Reading
  • studied and demonstrated your understanding of seven key comprehension strategies
  • understood the relationship between vocabulary, reading fluency and reading comprehension
  • examined the text structure of fiction and five text structures of non-fiction, and clarified how knowing the structure of a text supports reading comprehension
  • understood the role of formative assessment in guiding the reading process
  • been introduced to a number of assessment and evaluation tools to inform your planning for reading success and to promote student achievement

Where is this course taught?

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